|Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature begins April 19|
The 16th annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature Conference lists its schedule. All events will be in the Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union, unless otherwise listed.
Saturday, April 19
9:15 to 10:45 a.m.
* Michelle Sauer, Minot State University, The Rhetoric of Desire and Lesbian Space in the Late Medieval Dream Vision
* Christopher Lozensky, Minot State University, ‘She Loved as Man May Do His Brother’: “Hom(m)osexuality” and Chaucer’s Un-Queer Poetics in The Book of the Duchess
* Dominique Hoche, Northern State University, On Teaching Beowulf
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
* Amy Livingston, Grinnell College, Transforming the Fool's Role In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and More's Utopia
* John Kerr, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and Chaucer’s Franklin’s Tale
* Christopher Gust, University of North Dakota, The Immortal Kiss Marlowe’s Faustus and Renaissance Magia
12:30 to 1:45 p.m., lunch
2 to 3:30 p.m.
* Kathleen Tamayo, St. John's University / Queensborough Community College, “Swift Re-Fashioning:” Private Women in the Masculinist Public Sphere
* Yvette Koepke, University of North Dakota, TBA
* Michele Wilman, North Dakota State University, Disruptions of Gender: Clerval as Androgynous Soul-Mate in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
3:45 to 5:15 p.m.
* Matthias Rudolf, University of Nevada, Reno, “A Peculiar Process of Decay”: Transcription, Translation, and the Poetics of Violence
* Steven W. Thomas, College of St. Benedict / St. Johns University, The Network Concept in Atlantic Literary Study
* Kevin Harrelson, University of North Dakota, Natural Theology in Newton and Hume
6:30 to 10 p.m.
Dinner and reception, North Dakota Museum of Art
Keynote address: Margaret Groome, University of Manitoba, "'No more, but e'en a woman...' A Brave Tale of Toils and Triumphs: Women Directing the Bard in Twentieth Century Britain"
Sunday, April 20
10 to 11:30 a.m.
* Tarver Mathison, Minnesota State University Moorhead, “The Mask of Glory: the Facade of Royal Spectacle in Henry IV”
* James Schumann, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Language vs. Observation: Empiricism and Power in The Tragedie of Mariam
* Kellie Meehlhause, Minnesota State University Moorhead, "Root of Sin and Salvation: John Milton's Portrayal of Eve in Paradise Lost”
Noon to 1 p.m., lunch/business meeting
1 to 2 p.m.
* Sarah Aleshire, Minot State University, “We are cut with our owne dust”: On Montaigne, Webster, and Twincestuous Desire
* Silas Pera, University of North Dakota, Bloody Murder in Arden of Faversham
* Matt Harkins, College of St. Benedict / St. John's University, Defining Youth in Hamlet
2:15 to 3:30 p.m.
* Kevin Brock, North Carolina State University, "Seeming Wealth": Wyatt's "My Mother's Maids" as Critique of Horace's Satire 2.6
* Michael Lopez, University of North Dakota, “Between Fate and Faith: Navigating Aesthetic and Ethical Morality in Macbeth, and Kierkegaard’s Either/Or”
* Jennifer Christofferson, St. Cloud State University, Viewing the Passion of Christ Through the Eyes of Aemilia Lanyer and John Donne.
Please call 701-777-3984 for additional information.